07 May 2008

TinEye Image Search - Get the picture?

Friends Leila Boujnane and Paul Bloore have just put a public face on the project their company, Idée Inc., has been working on for some time now. TinEye revolutionizes image search across the Internet by returning images that look like an image that you supply to the search engine. Upload an image, or point TinEye to an image URL, and it will return all the images it can find that are the same as, or are close matches to, the image provided. It's a remarkable technology, and a fabulous application. Here's Amber Mac explaining TinEye:

Congratulations, Leila and Paul!

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